Best VPS 2023 under $15

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In the 12 months up to June 2023, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 37 VPS hosting plans in the $8/month to $15/month price range. We evaluated them on their CPU power, network, disk speed, web performance and stability.

This Best VPS 2024 rankings are updated approximately every other month. Check out the list of current and past rankings in all price ranges.


This is the 2nd revision of the Best VPS under $15 ranking in 2023. These are the older revisions:


1st

Alwyzon

Price per month: 7.79€
Number of CPU cores: 3
Disk space: 80 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Nov 17 2022


Score

76


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

B

4th in Raw CPU Power

B

7th in Performance Stability

C

2nd in Disk IO Performance

B

5th in Network Performance

B


2nd

HostHatch

HostHatch

NVMe 16GB

Price per month: $15.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 75 GB
Memory: 16.0 GB
Trial Data: Sep 15 2022


Score

74


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

B

1st in Raw CPU Power

B

18th in Performance Stability

C

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

7th in Network Performance

B


3rd

Hetzner

Hetzner

CPX31

Price per month: 13.60€
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 160 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Nov 04 2022


Score

64


Ranks per Category

14th in Web Performance

C

3rd in Raw CPU Power

B

17th in Performance Stability

C

17th in Disk IO Performance

C

3rd in Network Performance

B


All Grades in a Chart

How are grades calculated?

Each horizontal bar section in the chart below represents a grade value: A: [16-20], F: [0-3]. The total bar length is the Score.


Rankings for all VPS tested during 2023

Click on a grade letter to review detailed performance metrics.

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Plan Price Score Web Perf Raw CPU Power Perf Stability Disk IO Perf Network Perf

1

Virtual Server S
Tests started on Nov 17 2022
7.79€ ($8.49) 76 B B C B B

2

NVMe 16GB
Tests started on Sep 15 2022
$15.00 74 B B C A B

3

VM-2
Tests started on Feb 10 2023
$11.99 63 B C C B D

4

NVMe 8GB
Tests started on Apr 29 2023
$9.00 62 B C B D C

5

High Frequency 2GB
Tests started on Oct 24 2022
$12.00 57 C E B C C

6

c6asx.large
Tests started on Apr 21 2023
$13.00 56 D E B B D

7

VPS Linux M
Tests started on May 19 2023
$9.00 56 C C C D B

8

VPS O4A8
Tests started on Mar 23 2023
11.79€ ($12.85) 55 C C C F B

9

2GB 1 core
Tests started on Oct 27 2022
$13.70 55 C F A C C

10

1GB 1core
Tests started on Mar 12 2023
$10.50 52 C F B C C

11

Developer
Tests started on Nov 23 2022
10.00€ ($10.90) 51 B C C E D

12

General 1GB 1 core
Tests started on Feb 02 2023
$9.00 51 D E C B C

13

General 2GB 1 core
Tests started on Jun 20 2023
$15.00 48 E E C B C

14

HP-2 NVMe 2022 (Off rankings)
Tests started on Jul 04 2022
9.99€ ($10.89) 47 C E C B D

15

Virtual Server E2
Tests started on Feb 01 2023
9.49€ ($10.34) 47 D E E C B

16

w6asx.large
Tests started on Dec 05 2022
$12.00 47 D E B B E

17

PRO O1A2
Tests started on Jun 23 2023
13.20€ ($14.39) 45 C E E E A

18

2GB 1core
Tests started on Oct 18 2022
13.00€ ($14.17) 43 C E C D D

19

VPS M NVMe
Tests started on Jun 08 2023
9.50€ ($10.36) 42 D B E E D

20

VPS Essential
Tests started on Mar 29 2023
12.50€ ($13.62) 40 E E C C D

21

D2-4
Tests started on Aug 22 2022
$13.15 39 E E C D D

22

Basic
Tests started on Jun 23 2023
10.00€ ($10.90) 37 C C E E F

23

GP-4 NVMe
Tests started on Mar 19 2023
8.99€ ($9.80) 37 D E E C D

24

Cloud VPS 1
Tests started on May 04 2023
9.00€ ($9.81) 34 D F C F D

25

Cubes S
Tests started on Nov 16 2022
$11.00 32 D E D D D

26

VPS Essential
Tests started on Feb 28 2023
$14.70 29 F E F C D

27

Shared 2GB
Tests started on Oct 20 2022
$12.00 26 F F E D C

28

VPS 2
Tests started on Jan 15 2023
$12.99 18 E E F E F

Other Providers

Plan Price Score Web Perf Raw CPU Power Perf Stability Disk IO Perf Network Perf

1

CPX31
Tests started on Nov 04 2022
13.60€ ($14.82) 64 C B C C B

2

1GB 1 core
Tests started on Oct 25 2022
10.16€ ($11.07) 51 D E C B B

3

1GB Ryzen VPS
Tests started on Jan 19 2023
$8.59 46 C E C B E

4

2GB 1 core
Tests started on Jan 25 2023
12.73€ ($13.88) 44 F E C B D

5

KVM Standard 2GB
Tests started on Feb 26 2023
$12.00 34 E E D D D

6

Runway 1
Tests started on Nov 12 2022
$8.99 32 D F C E D

7

Runway 2
Tests started on Feb 15 2023
$14.99 29 E D E E D

8

G3.2GB
Tests started on May 16 2023
$10.00 27 F F D D E

9

ecs.n4.small
Tests started on Aug 27 2022
$13.66 14 E F E F F

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